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Sep 29, 2013 9:30am PDT
to stand here and say thank you. i really have appreciated the opportunity to grow up here as an educator and leader. i feel like i spent 13 years at monroe learning how to be a leader and it was an amazing opportunity to come to this school at buena vista and have an experience where we look at issues of equity and really focus on what's important for our students. i have to thank deputy superintendant guerrero for opposing the idea that i interview and all the members that interviewed me and really challenged me to think of the challenges ahead of me. i want to thank the lead team at this school this was here last year and all the models that really spent last year really listening to the community because i think our thought was that in a community that had merged quickly we did that last year building trust and developing our common understanding of what equity means in order to achieve equity. thank you for this honor. i don't know if i yet deserve it, but i handout -- hope to prove you right. thank you. >> superintendant? >> yes. thank you. congratulations. at this time i would lik
Sep 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT
education. my husband took classes after he retired. when i studied at the college i enrolled in social justice classes which enriched my teaching. i also studied spanish which helped me launch my legal components and my daughter-in-law has enrolled in the paralegal studies program. we are a typical san francisco family who love city college san francisco which have met so many of our needs. it maybe hard to quantify the economic impact. but clearly the city has a much better educated work force and a risk -- rich cultural environment. i would like to say that, city college, i have occasionally subed this. many students, i'm losing my place. many students could not survive hard times in this city without the stills they get at the city college and it would be much more expensive to try to create ways to provide these resources which have been homes at ccsf. >> thank you and please thank -- leslie simon. >> mr. jackson thank you for being here. >> i want to thank supervisor mar and the committee for having this hearing. i want to focus first on just the impact if we were to lose city co
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Sep 28, 2013 1:00am EDT
. it is not for lack of money, we have tripled what we have spent on k-12 education by test scores do not allow. the good news is there are all kinds of alternatives that allow kids to escape the government cannot wait. but here is one word that you will be interested in. it is because it was created none other than libertarian congressman ron paul. were homeschoolers, introducing the ron paul curriculum, which is what? >> it is a freedom curriculum,. >> you're not going to go into every home and teach. how and were? >> it is going to be through the internet. it is studying the constitution, not from the textbooks, but they will have a lecture to do video lectures at theyoung people can watch at their own speed. it is going to be designed to get people to read and get people to write and to think about businesses and how to interact. so i'm very encouraged by this and now hopefully we can participate in this in our public school system and avert the disaster. john: you're going to charge homeschoolers about $250. so it's free and the teachers can get these free videos, some of which you are on.
Oct 5, 2013 8:00pm EDT
it seems public education is the goal of the movement. so what i describe in the book having a debate with the editor faking of the raid because people cannot spell. [laughter] . . and it's a job and folks. then we have the next hoax called race to the top. race to the top was just recently criticized in a report by a group of d.c. called a broader approach and the american association school superintendents. what they concluded is it's not working. i said three years ago wasn't going to work because it's an blb 2.0. it's more teaching to the test. it's demoralizing teachers. it's leading to more school closures and the bottom line is why are we racing to the top? what is the top? i don't know what the top is. do you know what the top as? we are talking about her children. do you want your family to race to the top of the neighborhood? where's the top of the neighborhood? the promise of american public education is educational opportunity. it's a system of winners and losers. [applause] and then comes the narrative bond which these hoaxes are built and the narrative is another hoax. i
Sep 29, 2013 10:30am PDT
desire the nearest school by the proposition h. the california education code says that there must be equal access to education. shouldn't the definition of access include being able to get to the school. could san francisco unified really say sorry, no more room to all the schools. this is an issue. the board needs to make children their first priority rather than hard headed ideology. >> i have a number of speakers from visitation valley. i believe you will require interpretation? okay. brenda yann. jenny my. nicole >> do we have interpretation available? >> 2 minutes time but we'll double it because of interpretation per speaker. >> good evening everybody. i'm a new parent from the elementary school. we came to voice our serious question about the school and the principal. we share our complaint to assistant who promise to get back to our -- we have not hear from them since so we have send -- last school year the bilingual teachers was -- the principal to transport to another school. teaches with no bcld certificate. one of them can handle speak chinese. we are not happy about
Sep 28, 2013 10:00pm PDT
and have been getting together for over four or five years now to talk about how we can educate the public about being prepared for a disaster as it involves your pets. >> a lot of services. i understand that if you have to leave your home, we are encouraging people to take their pets with them. >> absolutely. we think that that is a lesson that we concerned from karina, if you are being evacuated you should take your pet with you. i have a carrier, and you need to have a carrier that you can fit your pet in comfortably and you need to take your pet with you when you were evacuated. >> i am going to thank you very much for joining us and bringing oreo today. and i am go let me tell you about the project and a lot about san francisco and by the end of this, you're going to feel like you have been buried about the new deal. i am only scratching the surface. i haven't even gotten through it. it's terrific. i recommend that is supplementary reading. homework assignment that you have to do that. i am going to tell you about the living new deal project and a lot of stuff that got done in san fra
Sep 29, 2013 10:00am PDT
i'm fine with this if our practice is to actually educate our students on it and but if it is not clearly practice in this school district, then i think there should be something added that it's a disciplinary measure also includes and education or some education component on it to cease behavior. maybe you can clarify this for me, mr. davis? >> well, i can't clarify that that education component is part of this policy. we could make sure that it's included in a complimentary administrative regulation. we can atd that specificity there. >> mr. davis? >> madam president, board, it could also be tucked under any appropriate action under disciplinary action. you have to take classes and be counseled. it can fit under any appropriate action. >> under the student part it doesn't say appropriate actions it says the district will take any action against any employee. i would hope so. >> i understand, i miss construed. >> perhaps we could amend this section. >> did you want to if you are clarify it? >> i feel that so i'm open to discussion with fellow board memb
Sep 28, 2013 6:30pm PDT
integrating federal funds both from the department of education, from hud, from doj, you make the it. they are all working in the same way that we are trying to collaborate on the ground, they are trying to do the same thing at the federal agencies level in these communities that are in high poverty. so they will be working on improving affordable housing and improving educational opportunities. part of the it is like working on the ground with organizations to cut the red tape to facilities working with federal programs. actually on the ground, supervisor in those communities to navigate both the regulatory and bureaucratic barriers and access to fund. it a designation and not tied to any specific money. but you will receive a designation as a promised zone which gives you some benefits and future application. they are going to designate over the communities in those 4 years and there will be about 5. this will be tax incentives to build into it and hiring and investing in these zones and also provide access that further the goals of job creation and reduction and violent crime. qui
Oct 3, 2013 11:00pm EDT
of the educational and the health sectors and we still have to finish that job. >> rose: can you maintain a 6% growth rate. >> we can, it's not easy, it needs a lot of commitment effort. we have been able to increase invest. the as a percentage of g.d.p. from 21% to 26% in the last three years and to promote innovation and entrepreneurship and invest much more we are doubling in science and technology. so our new pillars are key. we want to keep growing at 6% and we need to grow at 6% because if we do that before the end of this decade chile might become the first-- hopefully not the only one-- latin american country able to defeat poverty. >> rose: your principle expert is -- >> copper. >> rose: copper, of course. with whom? >> china is by our far our most important trading partner. >> rose: and what do you buy from them? >> you name it. >> rose: everything? >> everything. and we are exporting them mining products also wood and timber and fish and fruits and many things also. so china has become by far our -- the largest trading partner. >> rose: and the relationship is good? >> it is good. we have
Oct 5, 2013 7:00pm EDT
on characters and great leaders with the war every chartwell education group we don't seem to have a lot. >> there is some truth a few years after they them a very large in the american consciousness. andrew jackson is a great hero of the war. also william henry harrison is in its eaton james buchanan but in the next 40 or 50 years as it affirms the american sovereignty not until the civil war comes along that it is important that american in history the war every chartwell education group begins to recede from memory. ironically, from the soldiers fighting but in fact, it is a civil war that is responsible for bringing the "star spangled banner" to bring it to more providence. the song was popular but the unofficial anthem particularly in this region but union troops who were fighting for sumpter had come under fire there is a lot about the "star spangled banner" that resonated with union troops that day one of the reasons but song becomes our national and baum. part of the obscurity today is it is hard to understand what the war is fought about and hard to understand who won the war en
Sep 30, 2013 5:30am PDT
that we take for granted. the commitment to public education in all its manifestations. public schools from kindergarten to higher education. there are thousand of new deal schools built within less than ten years. many have art work in or on them. this is berkeley high school. you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. the schools are always telling you that public education can make you better. it should be free. now, public education was fortunatate in california. just in time for them to move in. they build hundreds of schools. seismically safe schools. when you enter it, you go under a copper marquee. enter to learn. we are all this in together. the public service is a noble thing. this is a san francisco school that might be attractive to so eyes. it was a fire trap. they tore these down and replaced them. george washington. hollywood high school. they have english, latin and greek. this is a middle school in long beach. it wasn't centralized authority. they chose the architects. the main constraint is there had to be an engineer on site. there there is berkeley
Sep 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
to educate you all around the country about exactly these issues, the changes and how to sign up. walgreens is handing out pamphlets, and ad campaigns are targeting moms. if none of that works, volunteers will come to your door to explain the benefits. but our own zain asher found that with all of that outreach, it may not be working, or at least it's a big, big job. people don't know what health care coverage they have now. what did they find? >> hi, christine. we found that very few people even know what oembalma care even means. these exchanges open on tuesday and nonprofit groups are going door to door trying to explain to the uninsured. we spoke to severalen insured americans who know virtually nothing about what obama care means. take a listen. >> we'll start at the top of the hill. >> reporter: with just a few days to go before the new exchanges go live, an army of obama care experts are going door to door. >> good morning. is christopher home? >> we're not selling anything. >> do you currently have insurance? >> reporter: trying to explain obama care to americans who don't have heal
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Sep 28, 2013 2:00pm PDT
escape the education blob. do you guys like forward to going to school in the morning? >> yes. >> that's our show tonight. >> america's school children have been trapped in a government-run mondayfully employee. the blob, so-called publicha school system that stifles most all innovation. so schools don't improve. it's not for lack of money. we've tripled what we spend on k-12 education. but test scores don't go up. the good news is that there are all kinds of alternatives nowsc that allow kids to escape the government monopoly. now here is one more that i think you will be interested in if you watch my show. it's because it was created by none other than libertarian congressman ron paul. four home schoolers, you're introducing the ron paul curriculum. which ism what? >> the curriculum is a freedom curriculum. it's based on the freedom philosophy and the things i've talked about now for 30 years, especially in the last five years. so if you're talking about economics, it's going to not be keynesian. everyone knows i'm not going to teach that. >> you're not going to go into every home.go
Oct 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
he moved on to transforming public education in the u.s. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> i hate to disappoint you but i am chelsea. forecast 57 degrees at bwi marshall. 61 in d.c. locally temperatures from the mid- to upper-50s to around 60 in annapolis and 60 also in kent island. winds are on the calm side for central maryland and the eastern shore. we could see patchy fog during the morning commute otherwise no problems for that. we are going to see winds continue to shift out of the south and southwest. that will filter in the warmer temperatures the next couple of days. it will be significantly warmer by tomorrow. that is in addition to high pressure sinking to the south. that is the area of clear dry air that will control the forecast the next couple of days. a little cloud cover associated with the broken down cool front. that is diminishing at this moment and will continue. here is how it will play out through thursday. high pressure continues to control the forecast in the mid- atlantic. we will watch a system located out to the west. that warm front helping to warm us u
Sep 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
, education secretary arne duncan is focused on what governing by crisis means for an entire generation, including your kids. >> while we're doing these cuts, i worry about what china's doing, what india's doing, what i think other's doing, what south korea is doing. >> find out what a government shutdown could cost your children. that's next. [ female announcer ] we lowered her fever. you raise her spirits. we tackled your shoulder pain. you make him rookie of the year. we took care of your cold symptoms. you take him on an adventure. tylenol® has been the number 1 doctor recommended brand of pain reliever for over 20 years. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. tylenol®. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. life could be hectic. as a working mom of two young boys angie's list saves me a lot of time. after reading all the reviews i know i'm making the right choice. online or on the phone, we help you hire right the first time. with honest reviews on over 720 local services. keeping up with these two is more than a full time job, and i don't have tim
Sep 28, 2013 6:30am PDT
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Sep 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
it is this okay. >> at least today some kids escape the education block. >> do i look forward to going to school in the morning? >> yes. >> that's hou show tonight. >> america' school children have been trapped in a government run mondaopol monopoly. the blob. it cycles most all innovation. it is not for lack of money we have tripled what we spend on k 12 education. test scores don't go up. the good news is there are all kinds of alternatives that allow government to escape. here is one more you will be interested in it is because it was created none other than libertarian hi libertarian po libertarian politician rand paul. >> it is a freedom curriculum. it is based on the freedom philosophy. i have talked about them 30 years for the last five-years. if you are talking about economics it is not. >> you are not going to go to every home and teach? >> it will be home schooling and through the internet. the if they study the constitution you don't want to read it out of a textbook. they will read the constitution. they will have video lecture you ares the young people can watch at their own speed.
Oct 4, 2013 5:00pm PDT
and nutritional education for millions of low-income women and their children. a program they previously tried to cut. >> we've got to be sure that our most vulnerable citizens don't fall victim to that politics. >> moms and kids shouldn't suffer because senate democrats have shut down the government. >> will they deny food to women, infants and children? >> look to your heart. we're not talking about defunding obama care. >> and will say that we don't want to provide this funding for women and children? i have six kids of my own. >> reporter: the united front displayed by republicans in recent days stands in stark contrast to the division that preceded their shutdown. >> i think that's a horrific outcome for the republicans. >> reporter: once the shutdown began, the establishment fell in line with the insurgents. >> this is going to make the democrats look out of touch and intransigent and ugly. >> reporter: but that was just for public consumption. today the behind-the-scenes discontent is once again taking center stage. the house suicide caucus finding itself besieged by the establishment a
Oct 4, 2013 12:00am PDT
protests for education reform. due to chile's election law, he cannot immediately stand for reelection. he is set to leave office next march and i am very pleased to have him back at this table. welcome back. >> thanks a lot. what is your most significant achievement and what do you hope you can accomplish in the next six months? >> basically we have to finish the reconstruction process because chile was in the 2010 by the fifth worst earthquake in the known history of mankind and we committed ourself to reconstruct everything in four years so we still have to finish that task. and the second main task is to consolidate the revival of the chilean economy which after a poor performance is growing at 6%, creating jobs, we are very close to full employment, reducing poverty and the final thing is that we are engaged in a huge reform of the educational and the health sectors and we still have to finish that job. >> rose: can you maintain a 6% growth rate. >> we can, it's not easy, it needs a lot of commitment effort. we have been able to increase invest. the as a percentage of g.d.p. from 21%
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Sep 29, 2013 1:30am EDT
. >>> when we come back -- i'm kidding. i love them all. do you want a better education to land a job with a lot less debt? then stop paying colleges. and start with a private ♪ ♪ >> neil: all right, well, here is a money lesson for kids, for students in general. a new report out that says four out of ten, four out of ten s.a.t. takers in 2013 scored high enough to indicate they will succeed they will go to college. the other six out of tens are idiots or heading to congress. no surprise, the little joke -- obviously register. anyway, the c are designing and funding online courses. that teach the job skills they are looking for, but at a much lower cost that going to a four-year college. daigen? >> there is something genius in this. i hope our educational system goes in this direction. a lot of the online courses now are used by people who have college degrees and have jobs who want to improve their skill, math, science, computer technology. why not make it a broader statement in terms of deciding what you want to do? if you can figure out what you want to do and do the cost benef
Sep 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
for the rest of education in the young women in the progressive era. i stepped down into the workplace in the turn of the century. you all know that the employer employee relationship was found you could specialize and we thought this was wonderful by as a culture that effected much of the way we thought about the workplace in the last century. this change this family friendly suggests it's time for us to really rethink the way we position employees and employers that since then if you're an employee you have an investment to what happens in the workplace and you have the need to ask for flexible time for your kids being sick my nephews had two children and if she gets sick that's bad news in the workplace. i've spent a lot of times in school listening to taverns who bemoaned their parents couldn't come in. as a parents you want to come in and mothers especially, if they have something to attend to, they have - >> thank you very much. >> are there other members of the public who wish to speak on this issue. >> seeing none. >> public comment is closed. >> i have a couple of conclud
Sep 28, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. and so there is a set of 15 indicators from department of education that we have provided a baseline for and that we will be, we set target for over the course of the 5 years and that's part of our reporting to the department will be on progress in moving the needle towards our goals on those indicators with the ultimate goal that making sure kids are ready for school, graduate from high school and enter into college and their families have what they need to succeed. a brief update on where we are in implementation. we started back in january. our organization was about 30 people, we are now upwards of 60. all to support the work that meta is doing, that mission promise neighborhood is doing. we spend a lot of time hiring, interviewing and compiling a great team that is working hard together. we have contract with our partners. we had a fantastic backpack give away at the high school with the mayor's office. we had our launch where a lot of city leadership came out, leader pelosi came out and we had secretary donovan come out and we also had some leadership from doe come visit us. ou
Sep 29, 2013 9:00am PDT
is renaming the board of education conference room whereas evelyn wilson served as the board of education san francisco unified school district for 45 years. whereas evelyn wilson to increase her effectiveness as president of the second district parent teacher association and whereas evelyn wilson rose to become president of parliament tarn in the state and where as the work of evelyn wilson for san francisco unified school district who attended her last school board meeting in july 11, 2013. where we will miss her wisdom and her sweetness. therefore be it resolved that the san francisco unified school district name the conference room evelyn wilson conference room. the plaque will be placed on the conference room so the san francisco unified school district san francisco board of education. >> i want to particularly say that we will miss her, the line about we will miss her professionalism and her sweetness is lovely, thank you. >> we now i believe we have some public speakers on this item, ard and mr. wilson. after we vote. are there any comments from board members? >> yes. mr. maufa
Sep 29, 2013 11:00am PDT
the opportunity to actual analyze the whole issue of the general fund support for special education on the impact of the loss of charter on students through charter. it seems very clear to me that this using is a way to doing that when they agreed to this was only fair. also there are plenty other areas where we have in our agreements with charters sort of taking that into account when we were presuming that there was a kind of agreement whether in writing or simply the discussion that we had about trying to treat each other fairly. i would make reference to our inclusion in our set aside revenue. all of those things that are based on the presumptions with our community partner that it was a different class of san francisco schools that were our charters and that we had collective responsibilities to each other and seems to me that what we are seeing is the development that you have a responsibility to us to fundus, but we have no responsibility to the rest of the city. i would like to actually have the board of access to the actual financial analysis at the very least. >> okay. so perhaps, as pa
Sep 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT
for their education services. we need to figure out ways to better serve our parents. we are really excited to hear the presentation today and want to create more awareness around this program and see how we can have a best successful partnership. this is something we want to sustain beyond the 5 years and we have to start having that discussion now to ensure that we are able to commit to that longevity. we have supervisor avalos and david campos and mark ferrel could not make it here today and i want to recognize commissioner wynns here today also. before we do that, i want to see if we can take a motion to excuse supervisor ferrel. so moved. we'll do that without opposition. >> great, thank you so much, supervisor kim. i want to thank you for an allowing us to giving us this opportunity to show you what good partnership looks like and i want to thank supervisor campos for being here because in the very early days we wondered whether or not this was going to work and the team that you will hear from the mission economic development agency who is our leadation lead agency came to the school distri
Oct 4, 2013 11:00pm EDT
and table games, and says poker makes the experience. daynbc kicks off its three- education nation summit in new york city tomorrow. expect maryland educators to have a presence. the senate begins with a town hall meeting at the near city library. kymberly solomon is one of the educators heading to the backup will -- the big apple. it will cover a number of issues and curriculum to digital education. >> the opportunity to go to you new york and spend time with experts in the field, and have these commerce stations, and to what is happening around the country, around the world, gives us a special opportunity. all four county is excited to participate in education nation. >> tim tooten is headed to new york. he will have education reports on monday. will do when not needed i'm too -- you will not need a dime to celebrate the reopening of the powerhouse. delivered to your door, the eye-opening mail delivery straight ahead. >> a blizzard in the northern plains. a tropical storm in the gulf of mexico. a warm evening across the region. ♪ ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little b
Sep 28, 2013 6:00pm EDT
are educated and have a future and aim for independent state. >>> and our new obsession with keeping track of ourselves. next on pbs newshour weekend. >> pbs news hour weekend. made possible by hirshfeld comb ak. the cheryl and phillip milstein family. rosalind p. walter. corporate funding provided by mutual of america, designed and customized individual product. that's why we're your retirement company. additional support is provided by and by the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >>> from new york, this is pbs newshour weekend. >>> evening, thanks for joining us. because of wnet's american graduate initiative, we are coming to you tonight from a different studio in new york city. we begin with the latest from congress which now has little more than 48 hours to reach some sort of bargain, otherwise parts of the federal government could shut down as early as tuesday morning. yesterday as you know, the democrat controlled senate approved a spending plan that restored funding for obama care. today the republican co
Sep 30, 2013 1:40am EDT
to work on our culture. we have to go through the education and the judicial system and all of these different paths and approach it and look at every single different aspect of our country so we are not just looking only at education but we are looking at the culture. we are looking at the judicial system and educational system and that's what the book is about and it's the 40 year plan. we knew we couldn't make this change in two years or four years so it's something that is a matter of playing hearts and minds teaching american the principles that we care about and showing that these are what made america great and will continue to make america great. here's a look at some of the books published in 2002. >> we knew we didn't have any money. we were going to go until they provided for us to leave. with that attitude, it allowed us -- somehow we to cover education with survival. i don't know how we linked it with about but no one wanted to go back home without the they went to school for. as it was a destination. we would do whatever we had to do. work jobs -- family back h
Oct 4, 2013 5:00pm EDT
students succeed in college and career. it is a topic hundreds of the educators of the nation were trying to hash out. education nation is being held at near cities public library. it is worth 300 the nation's top leaders in education, government, and business will meet over the next few days to talk about what is working and out of the classroom. the maryland state school will .e part of the conversation >> you're doing a nice job. thank you for focusing. >> kimberly is taking part of a weekend town hall meeting during education nation. the county teacher of the year is also headed to new york. technology we one of the hot topics during the summit. how educators can deliver instruction in a changing culture. itsimore county is sending head of digital learning to education nation. >> opportunity to spend time with experts in the fields and have these conversations, and listen to what is happening around the country and around the world gives us a special opportunity. also more county is excited to participate in education nation. >> the focus goes beyond the schools to the community. the
Al Jazeera America
Sep 30, 2013 7:30pm EDT
years. i think it's very true about trying to educate people about writing prescriptions for pain pills. it's very important, and we have a wonderful group of physicians on our task force that are trying to educate their peers for example, about writing scripts. i think dr. chafin mentioned the idea that if you have a broken arm, you are going to get 90 days worth of meds. and those are the kinds of things we need to look. >> doctor could you describe in detail what it looks like when a newborn is coming off of -- of having these drugs in his or her system? >> i think you have a pediatrician on the line that can probably address that better than i. we have a whole host of cuddlers that deal with these babies, but they are basically inconsolable. it includes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, but what is most disturbing is the inconsolability of their crying and their muscle rigidity. this is not a baby that you want to hold for any -- for long period of time. >> dr. patrick, that has got to take an enormous emotional toll on the parents. >> it is very tough for families to go through. it's ver
Al Jazeera America
Oct 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
a way to get through the day. that's because they rely on thriller child education program called head start to teach, care for and feed their children. stacy went to bridgeport, connecticut to show us how the government shut down is trickling down to one working class mother and her child. >> reporter: it's 8:45 in bridgeport, connecticut. 34-year-old mely zsa hall would be dropping off her son at school. >> i would be on my way to work. i can head work to by 9:00. >> reporter: they are at home because of the government shut down. they are one of a thousand families that rely on head start, an early childhood education program that gets most of its funding through the federal government. that funding was halted on tuesday. it's now 10:230 a.m. and normally this classroom would be bustling with children. but today it sits empty. >>> he's missing a lot of education with his a, b, cs, coloring, shaping, right now he would be at social time readinging a book. >> reporter: she is missing a lot of work because she cannot afford other child care. >> she points to research to the importance
Sep 29, 2013 3:30pm PDT
available at the schools but the financial education, the financial coaching is something that they lack and so we feel this is a huge value to add to bring on site and their approach is around building trust around coaching and empowering families to meet their goals. so i will talk a little bit about another very exciting piece around the valuation and our john gardener team is here, maria who is a researcher and monica lopez and laurel is here. this you -- thank you for coming ladies. i may call you if you have more to talk about. this is really an outcome driven data driven and outcome driven project. as you know our services are required by doe to be evidence based. we have established the common indicators and outcomes and now we are working with our partner agencies to ultimately ensure that we are all working in achieving what we said we were going to achieve. we partnered with stanford who has been working already with the school district for several years and several other agencies to create a research and evaluation design. we are entering the muddy waters and scary waters of
Sep 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
've heard. you group in india. i gave a shout out and my family really believes in education and the empowerment through education. there is a certain resistlessness and get out of your comfort zone and explore other things. that's how i got here. the path is not easy it's taken 12 years to get a green card. it limits ones opportunity. first, it will take a long time before the h1 process will allow you to move before jobs and you can't start a business. it took me 9 months to start a business. i was so restless to start something so you take capable individuals who are smart and driven and you can't limit them. the comprehensive immigration reform everybody in this room agrees we have to pass high school immigration. but having being on the spotlight you can't really traffic or switch between companies and now imagine the population that's route rights and i think it is morally not acceptable. and the children thought they had a country but apparently the country doesn't want them. >> alexander your story. >> hello. i'm originally from columbia and i was back in columbus. i
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